Online Training

Trenching and Shoring - Online Theory Only

Dig deeper in your training and shore up your trench workers’ safety. This course helps train them to avoid the dangers of the job by citing dos and don’ts for benching, sloping, shielding and shoring. It alerts them to the warning signs of collapse, cites the visual clues for soil classification and explains how the various manual and field-instrument-based soil classification tests can determine the appropriate shoring method.

Trenching Orientation

  • What Is A Trench?
  • What Does A Safe Trench Site Look Like?

Soil Basics

  • Soil Classification – Visual Clues
  • Soil Testing And Classifications

Trench Protection

  • Sloping And Benching
  • Shoring And Shielding
  • Avoiding Hazards

Trench Emergencies

  • Warning Signs Of Danger
  • Emergency Rescue Procedures


Cost: $25 plus GST

Duration: The time needed to complete each online course varies for each individual. You may stop the course at any time and access your activity at a later date.



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